Alex Papalaskaris

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This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

Top 7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

The Viral Video Star Behind the Fitness Fad That May Replace CrossFit

Ido Portal teaches famous athletes how to use their bodies in entirely new ways. But is it all snake oil?<p>“Bro, what kind of <i>muscles</i> you have?” asks Ido Portal in a short video introducing his philosophy. He’s barefoot and shirtless, his long hair pulled back as he tumbles across the frame and does …

Martial Arts

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

Look Out Viagra, You've Got Competition: Introducing CannaMojo

Following a career in pharmaceutical sales and then the cosmetic laser business, Ted Naylon said he needed a break. He was tired of working 15 hours a day. Eager for an opportunity where he wouldn’t have to pay for overhead or worry about employee drama, Naylon consulted his accountant, who advised …

Cannabis

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

Three-Quarters Of Babies And Toddlers Are Overeating - New Feeding Guidelines Aim To Help

Government guidance about feeding babies has been updated for the first time in more than 20 years.<p>Around three-quarters of children aged 18 months …

Pregnancy

32 Genius Life Hacks You Literally Never Thought Of

Some people aren’t down with life hacks. Instead, they prefer doing things the old-fashioned (difficult) way. Suit yourself, whatever, but honestly, …

Lifehacks

Trump just offered one of the boldest lies of his presidency

Trump on Russia and the 2016 US election: You gonna believe me or your lying ears?<p>President Donald Trump just issued what was arguably the most bald-faced lie of his entire presidency — and that’s saying something.<p>Following massive bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s disastrous Monday press …

Donald Trump

Here’s exactly how to make ginger oil, the magical pain-relieving elixir

When it comes to relieving joint pain, one of the best solutions for combating those annoying aches might already be in your kitchen. …

This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

The Vaporizer of the Future Is Available Today

You’ve come home from the bar with some new friends.<p>Everyone agrees that weed should be smoked.<p>But while you’re strictly dedicated to vaping for your …

Float off the grid with this solar-powered tiny home houseboat

If you like to fish and are intrigued by the tiny home movement and the concept of living off the grid, the Le Koroc three-float pontoon houseboat …

Sail your worries away on this solar-powered floating tiny home

For those wanting to sail away from the stresses of daily life, this solar-powered tiny house boat is the perfect off-grid escape. Built by …

Artist Reimagines 20+ Disney Characters As Real People, And Men Will Be Glad Prince Adam Doesn’t Really Exist

28-year-old Finnish artist Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen has grown up with Disney and its characters have become his inexhaustible source of …

'Decent men have affairs all the time. I'm going to tell you why.'

Up until about seven years ago, I had a somewhat black and white view of sex and adultery within a committed relationship. Case in point:<p><b>Infidelity</b> – …

Relationships

WALSH: We Have Turned Childhood Into A Mental Disorder. And It's Ruining Our Kids.

According to a report, there has been a dramatic rise in children misusing and overdosing on ADHD medications. I happened to see that report a day …

The most dangerous and misunderstood threat to humanity is the human mind

The defining characteristic of humans is our capacity for complex thinking and advanced reasoning. These abilities have allowed us to develop innovations that transform our lives and our world. The impact of our intellect is so significant that the present era has been called the “Anthropocene,” in …

Human Geography

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

This Is What It Was Like to Be a Teenager in the Middle Ages

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>We have a tendency to associate youth …

The Responsibility of Immortality: Welcome to the New Transhumanism

In the summer of 1990, I was running a pretty weird nightclub in the Roppongi neighborhood of Tokyo. I was deeply immersed in the global cyberpunk …

Avalon: Contemporary Modular Home with Green Roof and Sustainable Style

Sustainable design is not always about high-tech gadgets and cutting-edge technology, and it is often intuitive and eco-friendly architecture that …

Social Decision-Making: Insights from Game Theory and Neuroscience

Abstract<p>By combining the models and tasks of Game Theory with modern psychological and neuroscientific methods, the neuroeconomic approach to the …

You Can Purchase This Tiny House on Amazon

Do you ever just blindly add things to your shopping cart while browsing Amazon? It isn't like you're going to buy everything, but you just want to …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World – Page 3

If the correlation between the measurements don’t match previous Bell tests, then there could be a violation of quantum theory that suggests A and B …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Earth's Supposed Oldest Living Person Has Hated Every Day of Her Life

Koku Istambulova says she's 128 years old and considers her longevity a punishment from God.<p>According to the Russian government, a Chechen woman named Koku Istambulova is 128 years old, which would make her not just the oldest person on earth (the current title holder being Chiyo Miyako, at 117 …